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Grateful Dead Live at County Fairgrounds on 1968-05-18




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Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Date May 18, 1968
Venue County Fairgrounds
Location Santa Clara, CA

Source AUD > ? > CD
Lineage CD > SHN
Taped by Jorma Kaukonen


Notes

The first few notes of Alligator are clipped. This was recorded with onstage microphones by Jorma Kaukonen, who can be heard in an exchange with Bob Weir on track 6.

Reviews

Reviewer: njpg - - April 12, 2015
Subject: Yay!
A version of this recording without all the STUPID track separations that are so completely pointless.
Reviewer: stacy27 - - June 27, 2012
Subject: cant hear Pigpen!!
Jorma captured the band very well but the vocals are crap. Wanna hear Pigpen!!
Reviewer: Tie-Dye Dan - - August 16, 2009
Subject: Thanks Jorma !!!
Excellent sound from the classic early days, A must to download!
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